Dem Rep. Castro Walks Back Comments on Jared Kushner: Not Accusing Him of Anything, Just Calling for Investigation


Congressman Joaquin Castro (D- TX) received criticism today for spreading a theory that Jamal Khashoggi was killed after Jared Kushner gave the Saudi crown prince an enemies list.

The Intercept did report months ago that the crown prince claimed Kushner gave him an enemies list, but Castro took it one step further with the Khashoggi connection.

Castro took to Twitter this afternoon to clarify, insisting he wasn’t accusing Kushner of anything and merely thinks there should be an investigation into potentially consequential intel-sharing:

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